Petraeus Mission Impossible: Cloaking Email, Online Identities

Petraeus Mission Impossible: Cloaking Email, Online Identities
Meanwhile, Backtrace Security also found, hidden in a LulzSec chat file, a domain name that led to a subdomain that mirrored a page where Monsegur had posted a picture of his beloved Toyota AE86. Seeing so-called security experts commit basic ...

Cyber security legislation again voted down in Senate
Government Security News
The Cyber security bill backed by the leader of the Senate Homeland Security committee was voted down for a second time on Nov. 14, probably kicking any possible congressional action on the issue into next year and setting the stage for an Executive ...

Obama signs guidelines for cyber-operations: official
Chicago Tribune
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has signed a classified directive laying out new guidelines for cyber-operations that national security planners can use to protect U.S. computer networks from attack, a senior administration official said ...

NYU-Poly Contest Challenges Young Videographers: Make Us All Cyber-Secure
Sacramento Bee
This is the first year Adobe is sponsoring the contest, which is part of the university's Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) games, a three-day face-off among the country's top computersecurity students that begins today, November 15, 2012.

Georgia Tech Releases Cyber Threats Forecast for 2013
Dark Reading
Those were the findings made by the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) in today's release of the Georgia Tech Emerging CyberThreats Report for 2013. The report was released at the annual ...

Cyber Monday is almost here: 5 ways to stay secure while shopping online
This story was contributed by Bob Bunge, cyber security expert and associate professor in the College of Engineering and Information Sciences at DeVry University. Online purchases grew by approximately 10 percent from 2010 to 2011, with the average ...


Cyber Security Bill Dead After Second US Senate Rebuff
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid declared a U.S. cyber security bill, opposed by business and privacy groups, dead on Wednesday after it failed a test vote for the second time. The bill would have increased information-sharing between intelligence ...

SC governor orders cabinet-wide Cyber protections after massive data breach
Government Security News
The Governor of South Carolina ordered cabinet-wide Cyber Security measures to be put in place as the state reels under a massive electronic breach of its revenue department's data. Cyber thieves stole over 3.5 million Social Security numbers and ...

Cyber Threats Forecast For 2013 By Georgia Tech
On Wednesday, the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) released the Georgia Tech Emerging CyberThreats Report for 2013 at the Georgia Tech Cyber Security Summit, a gathering of industry and ...


Report: Chinese Espionage 'Growing and Persistent Threat' to US Economy
Released yesterday, the federally-mandated annual assessment of Sino-American relations and the associated national security implications maintains that "Chinese actors are the world's most active and persistent perpetrators of economic espionage ...

New Network Takes Aim at Cyber Threats to National Security
SurfKY News
Lisa Monaco, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, said at a cyber-conference last month in Seattle, “We often think of national security threats, like that of a catastrophic terroristattack, as questions about prevention. But the cyber ...

Attorneys: Obama's 'secret' cyber security law may allow 'military ...
By Stephen C. Webster
The White House on Wednesday receieved a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request (PDF link) from two attorneys with the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), demanding that President Barack Obama release the text of what they ...
The Raw Story News Article: Panetta 'Disappointed' as Cyber ...
“Secretary Panetta was disappointed to learn that the Senate failed to move forward on the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, which would have enhanced our nation's ability to protect itself againstcyber threats, which are growing at an alarming rate,” Little said. Cyberattacks threaten to have crippling effects on America's ... legislation would have enhanced those efforts. If the Congress neglects to address this security problem urgently, the consequences could be devastating.” Biographies: ...
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Pre-election, Obama quietly signed off on new rules for cyber security
By Graeme McMillan
You may not have known it, but the United States has been better protected against cyber-terrorism since last month, due to a classified directive redefining the military's responses to online attacksigned by President Obama.

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